After Akayla producer Mushir and Riaz had signed Mahesh Bhatt to direct. their. film tittled ' Garam Hawa ' but it was shelved instead they.had. produced. ' Virasaat ' with Priyadarshan directing it and was a big hit and this was the last film they produced.
G.P.Sippy gave the mahurat clap at the launching of this film in the year 1988, at that time the writer of this film, Salim Khan's son Salman Khan dint make his debut. Akayla was delayed, it was released 2 years after Maine Pyar Kiya.